Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine in Effect for Hooksett

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Please be advised:

As of September 21st, under the statutory authority granted by RSA 433:34 and RSA 227-K:2 III, the State of New Hampshire has issued an Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine for all public and private land within Belknap, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, and Strafford Counties.

The details and requirements of the quarantine specifically apply to the harvesting and transportation of lumber within affected communities such as Hooksett. For the full range of the qurantine's details, including requirements and the consequences for violations, please read the attached .PDF or contact the State of New Hampshire's Department of Agriculture, Markets, and Food or Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.

General information about the ban and the Emerald Ash Borer infestation can also be found at www.nhbugs.org - a collaboration of the UNH Cooperative Extension and various state entities.